Tag: launch

Arrival – Live Xiaomi launch stream. Watch here.

Good afternoon everyone. We’re back in London today, bringing you everything you need to know about this relatively unknown brand. I say unknown because they are just that, at least right now, at least here in the UK. However, the same story could be told about HTC, about …

Xiaomi UK Launch. Who are they and how to you pronounce that name?

Today marks the arrival of a company that many here in the UK will have never heard of. However, they’re not a new brand and they’re definitely not inexperienced in any way. These guys are big, successful and expanding rapidly. Founded in 2010, they have over 15,000 employees …

OnePlus 6T – Screen Unlock demo

Yesterday we visited Londinium for the big OnePlus 6T reveal. The handset has a 6.41″ 2340×1080 19.5:9 screen at 402ppi with a smaller notch up top. This newer 6T also has a few more things which are an improvement over the OnePlus 6 we reviewed, including Android 9.0 …

Live from the OnePlus UK launch

New York? No. We’re in London. It’s almost the same. In just a few minutes we’ll get our hands on the new OnePlus 6T as it receives the official launch treatment. You can watch the live video at the bottom of this page or, just for the kicks, …

OnePlus 6T is coming to Vodafone

We’re still waiting for the launch of the 6T but Vodafone have just emailed and confirmed that they’ll be carrying the handset. To be announced on October 30th, the handset will appear via a livestream at 3PM and full availability is apparently going to be from November 6th. …

BlackBerry launch the KEY2 LE. Available today.

Remember our review of the BlackBerry KEY2 ? Well, now you can get a slightly cheaper version of that with this new 32GB single-SIM KEY2 LE model. It’s available to buy from the BlackBerry website for £349, which is over £200 cheaper than the £579 price-tag for the …

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro now official

Here in London Huawei have announced three new devices which will be on sale shortly. All offer an interesting set of specifications. To give you the maximum amount of info in the quickest time, here’s a video showing my favourite – the Mate 20 Pro… The Mate 20 …

Honor 8X unveiled. Everything you need to know.

Admit it, £229.99 is an amazing price for a smartphone like this. You can go ahead and buy one right now in either blue or black. It’s also going to be available from Three, Amazon, JLP, Very, Argos, AO and Carphone Warehouse. Specs-wise, you’re getting a 6.5″ 1080×2340 …

Samsung reveals the Galaxy A9… with 4 cameras on the back

On the front of this fairly normal-looking handset is a 24 megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera. That, let me tell you, is where normality ends camera-wise. On the back, there’s not one, not two or three, but four cameras. The first lens is ultra-wide, a bit like a dash-cam, …

Google Pixel 3 and 3XL are now official

  Live from New York, Google have just announced the brand new Pixel range of devices. As expected, they have given us the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL. Here in London Google hosted a tandem event and I’ve been lucky enough to get hands-on with both devices. I’ll …

Google Pixel 3 Launch – Watch Live

OK so we’re here. Believe me, we’re being watched very carefully so we can’t reveal too much. However, in just one hour from this post going live, you’ll be able to join in on the fun. The Google yearly hardware launch should, if our sources are correct, unveil …

OnePlus 6T to be revealed October 30th

  Today Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus has announced that the latest device in there line up the OnePlus 6T, the new device is rumoured to have a under display fingerprint reader and a much smaller teardrop notch than the latest iPhone and the upcoming Pixel 3XL. The 3.5mm …

Samsung unveil the Galaxy A7

Whilst the Note9 and Galaxy S9 continues to take the limelight, the Galaxy A-range offers a cheaper alternative. The company have just announced their latest wallet-friendly model – the Samsung Galaxy A7. It comes with a 6″ Full HD (1080×2220) Super AMOLED screen and a triple camera arrangement …

Apple announce some expensive phones that you will buy

Apologies in advance. I’m wearing my “sarcasm” hat writing this story. Want an even bigger screen? Want a phone with a name that sounds a bit like a sporty car? Want to be pushed, without thinking about it, away from the iPhone 8 and those “regular” iPhone models …

IFA2018 – Huawei Mate 20 lite announced

Meet the newly-announced Huawei Mate 20 lite. You can go and get one right now on the Huawei website. It’s going to set you back just £379 and it’ll be available from Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE from October. It’s billed as the “first look at the Huawei …

Blackberry KEY2 LE announced at IFA

TCL have today announced a new version of their KEY2 family – the KEY2 LE Available from September at a RRP of £349, the LE is a great alternative to anyone wanting a keyboard powered smartphone without needing the power from the older brother version. Along with the …

IFA2018 – Gamers rejoice, it’s the Honor Play

Let’s go with the price on this one first shall we? It’s £279.99. Boom. That’s probably enough to get you buying it already. A cheap phone for gamers? Can there be such a thing? Well, yes there can. Go buy one. Go get one right now on HiHonor.com. …

HTC announce U12+ flagship

HTC have just announced their latest flagship device – the U12+. It certainly is a beautiful looking phone too. Whilst many companies are going with a notch design on the front, HTC have decided to go against this and we’ve instead got a gorgeously large 6 inch display …

Nokia 8 Sirocco lands in the UK

OK. This isn’t a VW Scirocco. It’s a Nokia 8 Sirocco. No “C”. This is all-new and, as an extra treat, if you get one you’ll qualify for a free Google Home Mini. If you get a Nokia 6 or a Nokia 7 Plus then you get a …

OnePlus announce Bullets Wireless headset

Many phones these days are doing away with the 3.5mm headset jack to save space. Whilst the OnePlus 6 is not one of them (it has one at the bottom), it has not stopped the company thinking to the future. The ‘OnePlus Bullets Wireless’ headset is a Bluetooth …

OnePlus 6 Unboxing

Here in London, The OnePlus 6 has just been announced. We have been lucky enough to have our hands on this latest flagship for over a week, so we’ve got an unboxing and overview ahead. The unboxing is of a press package we received in the post so …

OnePlus 6 Announced

Today in London OnePlus announced their latest flagship device. It was, as expected, the OnePlus 6. There has been a lot of talk about the next move from OnePlus. Their 5T was well received by both press and consumers around the world, and with OnePlus being a company …

Honor 10 Flagship – The Launch

In all honesty we just couldn’t afford the train fare to London for this one as we’re prioritising the costs of our servers (we’re running a donation drive right now if you can help) and we’re properly gutted about it. Why? Well, Honor have been rocking the smartphone …

Watch the OnePlus event right here!

OnePlus recently put tickets on sale for their announcement of the highly awaited OnePlus 6 flagship in London. Tickets went fast though, and all 1000 sold out within hours. This left many people disappointed at missing out. However all is not lost, OnePlus are live-streaming the event and …

OnePlus improves trade-in offer

With the launch of the OnePlus 6 just around the corner, the company have improved their trade-in offer to give customers a better chance of upgrading. Existing OnePlus customers can trade-in to the latest flagship, but anyone in a different manufacturer can also make the switch too. Customers …

OnePlus 6 launching 16th May

The news many of us have been waiting for has finally been confirmed! OnePlus will announce their latest flagship phone on the 16th May in London town! Anyone wanting to go has the option of purchasing a ticket which is in limited quantity. However, in return for your …

Oppo F7 – The launch

Oppo did a bit of a launch over the weekend too. This is their new F7, a handset with a massive 6.23″ screen (2280 x 1080) in a 19:9 aspect ratio. There’s a rear 16 megapixel shooter with an f/1.8 aperture.. However… It’s not all about that back …

Live from China – The Meizu 15 Unboxing

A hotel room? A review unit? Matteo Doni? Mix up those ingredients and there’s a tasty video in the making. The Meizu 15 launched just yesterday and we were on hand to give it the maximum amount of coverage direct from China. The Meizu 15 has a 5.46″ …

Live from China – The Meizu 15 arrives

We’re live from Wuzhen in China this weekend. It’s the launch of the Meizu 15. It’s got the best camera technology in a Meizu and it’s the first Meizu handset to run on a Qualcomm chipset. There’s also going to be a Meizu 15 Plus, which has the …

Live from China – The Meizu launch

Whats this? Our very own Matteo? In China on business? Yes indeed, but wait a minute, he’s had something arrive. It’s an invite, but this isn’t some dull piece of paper. This is a very posh, plush and official-looking box. Inside there’s something quite special, and there’s even an …

The LG G7 to be announced next month, with added ThinQ

Story so far then, and during the big mobile madness that is “Mobile World Congress”, some silly sausage put the upcoming LG G7 on the LG stand. It was sneaked behind the stand and presumably they thought that the invited guests wouldn’t be taking photos of the thing. …

New Meizu 15 Plus images reveal a dual camera and ultra-slim bezels

We’ve got our hands on official images of Meizu’s long-rumoured upcoming flagship phone, the Meizu 15 Plus. We’re expecting this one to be released as part of the Meizu 15th anniversary celebrations, and it’s rumoured that the design was overseen directly by CEO Huang Zhang. Based on the …

Three to range Huawei P20 and P20 Pro

As you might already be aware, Huawei have just announced the brand new P20 and P20 Pro in Paris, and as expected we are now getting network information through. Three have just confirmed that pre-orders will start tomorrow and the device will come into stock on the 6th …

Huawei unveil the P20 range

Bonjour! We’re in Paris for the launch of the new Huawei handsets. They’ve just taken the wraps off their latest devices – the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. We have already seen a lot of leaks about these devices but now it’s time to put these leaks …

OK, we promise this is definitely the last Huawei P20 leak

I’ve seen leaks before, but the Huawei P20 has drowned us in a torrent of pictures and specs. Today, in not-very-long-at-all, we’re going to see the three handsets in the flesh, but earlier in the month we had Vodafone telling us all about them before we started seeing …

Huawei P20 Pro to get a 40 megapixel camera

Nokia. Remember them? Well, of course you do. They’re still around. However, when Microsoft swallowed them up and started sticking Lumia branding all over them, there was one thing we kina liked. The camera technology. Anyone remember the Nokia Lumia 1020? It had a 41 megapixel PureView camera, and …

Huawei P20 Lite to also hit China as the Huawei NOVA 3e

Next Tuesday is a very special day indeed. It’s my son’s birthday! Yes yes, everyone wish him a happy birthday! It’s also the launch of a new set of Huawei handsets. Away from the craziness of Mobile World Congress, Huawei have decided to announce their new devices at …

The Huawei P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro. Pictured.

Just the other day Vodafone confirmed that they were going to range the P20, P20 Lite and the P20 Pro. To be honest we knew that the P20 was coming but we weren’t aware that there was going to be a P20 Lite or a P20 Pro. What …